Two Houston bloggers are collecting supplies this week and driving up to Oklahoma Monday for Memorial Day. Tiffany from MyLitter.com and Paul fromIHeartTheMart.com are collecting donations at The Woodlands Christian Church (1202 N. Millbend Dr., The Woodlands, 77380) 9 am – 4 pm all week and Saturday and Sunday. Tiffany and Paul said the goal is to sustain people until the insurance money starts coming in. Some donation suggestions include: bottled water, hygiene items, like-new clean clothes, baby wipes, formula and diapers, towels.
DonorsChoose.org is a 501(c)3 charity that helps public school teachers rebuild after disasters. Two schools were completely destroyed in the recent tornados and more have been affected. When teachers in Moore are ready, DonorsChoose.org will help them create classroom recovery projects for critical supplies such as clothing, food, books, therapy resources and classroom furniture.
The Central Oklahoma Humane Society is currently working with local authorities and the City of Oklahoma City to treat, house, and reunite lost pets with their owners. Their greatest need is medical supplies and financial donations to help treat and house lost and injured animals. Donations can be made online here and should be designated for the “OK Humane Disaster Relief Fund.” Additionally, you can visit their Instagram and Facebook for more photos and updates.
The American Red Cross has set up shelters in various communities. You can donate by going to their website or you can make a $10 donation to the Red Cross Disaster Relief fund via text message by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999.The organization also suggests giving blood at your local hospital or blood bank.